Cutter O'Connell
Cutter O'Connell
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Del Mar, Calif.
High School: Cathedral Catholic
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2016-17: Competed in ten regattas as a junior all as the skipper … aided the Engineers to eighth place at the Team Race National Championship and to its first Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup … in the fall, clinched first place in the C Division at the Captain Hurst Bowl, tenth in the B Division at the Oberg Trophy, 11th in the B Division at the St. Mary’s Fall Interconference and 17th in the B Division at the Hatch Brown Trophy … in the spring, finished third at the New England Team Race Championship, fourth in the C Division at the Boston Dinghy Challenge Cup, eight in the B Division at the Oberg Trophy and ninth at both the Lynne Marchiando Team Race and the Graham Hall Team Race … [SEASON RESULTS]

2015-16: Competed in 14 regattas as a sophomore ... opened the season by helping the B-Division to eighth place (sixth as a team) at the Harry Anderson Trophy (9/12-13) and the team to fourth place at the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/19-20) the very next weekend ... in team racing, aided the Engineers to third place (7-5 record) at the Sharpe Trophy (3/6-7), third (13-7 record) at the Wood Team Race (3/12-13), second (15-4 record) at the Arctic Circle Team Race (3/12-13) and third (9-4 record) at the Lynne Marchiano Team Race (4/2) ... finished sixth in the B-Division (ninth as a team) at the Oberg Trophy (4/16-17) ... aided the C-Division to sixth place (fourth as a team) at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup (4/23-24) ... [SEASON RESULTS]

2014-15: Raced in 12 regattas as a freshman ... placed first in back-to-back weekends at the Barnett Trophy (10/12) and the Firefly/FJ Invite (10/19) ... helped the Engineers to a second place finish at the Mendleblatt Team Race with a 15-1 record (3/1) ... raced to sixth place in the C Division at the Hatch Brown Trophy (9/21) and in the A Division of the Hood Trophy (9/28) ...at the end of the season he competed at the Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup and finished seventh in the C Division (4/26) ... [SEASON RESULTS]

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … completed research on Marine Robotics … interned as a Dexcom Engineer … completed research on Autonomous Marine Vehicles ... Bill Waite Scholarship.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Cathedral Catholic High School … Lettered in sailing four times ... team captain ... competed for high school lacrosse team ... competed for SDYC ... National Honor Society ... Ambassadors for Christ Campus Ministry ... honor roll student.